Category Archives: Design

Ignite/Create – Interview: Chi Krneta, Architect and Dress Designer

by Tessa on June 2, 2015

  LightArt: Tell us your story. Chi: I wanted to be an artist ever since I was a kid, but I’ve always been very pragmatic. In junior high I participated in an after-school program focused on building doll houses. Shortly after that I saw a set of floor plans for the first time. Of course [...]

Ignite/Create: Compendium, Seattle

by Zach on March 16, 2015

We just launched our Ignite/Create 2015 tour. Last week we were in Sacramento, and we’ll be in Los Angeles this week. Before hitting the road, however, we took our Paper Pendant Challenge to Compendium, a creative local company here in Seattle. Check out the video below to see the magic! More tour updates and videos [...]

A Flurry of Creativity

by Zach on January 7, 2015

Rather than forcing yourself to the gym this January, why not try a new resolution? Why not do something different, yet equally important? While we’re all for keeping our bodies healthy, what good is a healthy body without a healthy brain? After all, your mind needs stretching too! This new year, it’s time to ignite [...]

HighRes: Shatter Expectations

by Zach on September 17, 2014

Luscious fabrics and rich colors are what you’ve come to expect when it comes to LightArt and 3form material options. Yes, there are already over 10,000 interlayer combinations, but why limit yourself? What do you do when you need something unique to set your design apart? How can you break your clients’ expectations in the [...]

Barkitecture 2014

by Sara on June 12, 2014

Earlier this month, LightArt participated in Barkitecture, a yearly fundraising event put on by the NW division of Luxe Magazine.  Teams of six, comprised of an Architect, Contractor, Interior Designer, Landscape Architect, and two Project Managers, were grouped randomly and set to the task of creating a doghouse to be auctioned off for charity. Each [...]

Time to Get Connected!

by Zach on May 14, 2014

This May, with the start of the trade show season, we launch our new LA2 Connected System of modular lighting and a subset of that system, Connected|Rings. The Connected system is a kit of parts that can be assembled in limitless configurations using a standard connector. Built with LA2 Technologies, the new system features the [...]

Palette Playtime

by Zach on March 20, 2014

Here are three fun color palettes from previous projects. While they’re similar at first glance, a few small changes help them span a range from spring-time frolicking to sophisticated elegance. Fun and Friendly Calm and Cool Strong and Sophisticated

Dream in Color

by Zach on March 12, 2014

Color is everything. When color is right, form is right.” -Marc Chagall Light and color are inseparable– bound together in both science and art, from optics to abstract expressionism. Color affects our emotions as well as simply the way we navigate the world. Color alone can represent a brand, a mood, or just tell you [...]